Sumant started learning the Keyboard & Harmonium, Vocal Carnatic music, and Mridangam at the early age of 7. He had his formative training on the Keyboard & Harmonium from Smt. Sarita Kulkarni and Sri. Anand Shanbaug, in the Hindustani style, and subsequently
received advanced training on the Harmonium from Sri. N.Giri Varadarajan in the Carnatic style, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. He performed his Harmonium
Arangetram in the year 2008, followed by concerts in Abu Dhabi and Toronto.
Sumant had his initiation into Vocal Carnatic Music from his mother, and is currently receiving advanced training from Suswara Sukhalaya Swara Raga Saraswathi, Smt. Raji Gopalakrishnan. Sumant had his initial training on the Mridangam from Sri.K.M.S Mani in Abu Dhabi, and subsequently from Tanjore Sri.Ganapathy in Toronto. He is currently receiving advanced training under the tutelage of Dr. Sriram Suryanarayanan.
Sumant is also actively involved with Sampradhaya and Sai Bhajans, and is an active member of Gynanananda Seva Samajam, Canada, and the Peel region Sai Centre, Mississauga. Additionally, he has been volunteering for leadership initiatives, such as SVBF Youth Leadership Conferences, and AIESEC Ryerson, to name a few. He is also an avid sportsman, with keen interests in cricket and
On the academic front, Sumant will commence his final year undergraduate program in Business Technology Management, at Ryerson University, Toronto, during September 2015.